BENEFITS OF THE SCHOLARSHIPS Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (International offering) The Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships (AGRTPS) are funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Education. They are tenable at Flinders University for full-time study towards a Masters by Research degree or a Doctorate degree. The application process is highly competitive, and only a small percentage of applicants will be successful. The AGRTPS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a higher degree by research. The AGRTPS also provides the recipient and dependents residing in Adelaide with Student health cover for the duration of the scholarship. A successful AGRTPS recipient must advise at the time of their visa application that they will be in receipt of this scholarship for the government to waive the fees. Please note, the visa issued to study in Australia will be longer than the maximum scholarship tenure. In addition, the AGRTPS is provided. The stipend provides the recipient with a living allowance paid at the rate specified by the Australian Government each year. It is tax exempt and indexed annually. An AGRTPS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student. Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS) The Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) is funded by Flinders University. The FIPRS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a higher degree by research. In addition, the FIPRS will provide a living allowance paid at the AGRTPS rate as published on the Department of Education website. It is tax exempt and indexed annually. A FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible to be reimbursed (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student. Please note, overseas student health cover is not included in the FIPRS benefits Scholarship Offers The highest ranked eligible applicants will be offered an AGRTPS. The number available per year is determined by the Australian Government. A limited number FIPRS scholarships are available per annum for the next highest ranked eligible applicants. If you receive an offer of an AGRTPS or FIPRS, you will be advised of the conditions of the award. You will be required to accept the offer from the University by the date stipulated in the letter of offer. Offers not accepted by this date will lapse.
To be eligible for an AGRTPS, applicants must: (a) be a citizen of a country other than Australia and New Zealand, and not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or New Zealand citizenship; and
(b) successfully completed a degree comparable with an Australian First Class Honours degree (this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year) (c) Applicants must have met the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for at the time of application.
|Date Posted:||Jun 22, 2019||Closing Date:||Aug 9, 2019|